donate household items!

welcoming the stranger

Join us in the time-honored tradition of welcoming newcomers! The JFS refugee resettlement program assists refugees as they begin a new life in our community.

give and receive

Get the JOY of helping a refugee family start a new life on the path to independence when you donate household goods to JFS.

what we need

NEW or GENTLY-USED Household Items

  • unopened toiletries for men and women
  • laundry detergent
  • all-purpose household cleaning supplies
  • new boxes of diapers of all sizes
  • sanitary pads for people with periods

At this point (April 2021), we are NOT ACCEPTING UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES 

  • clothing for men, women, or children

welcome kits

Mobilize your family, friends, faith community or school to pack a welcome kit  for a newly arriving family. Click on the below kits for flyer with items needed and instructions. 

Household Items Kit 

School Supplies Kit

New Baby Kit 

Questions? Please call 413.737.2601.